5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Guadalajara
Fly + Bus:  28 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Guadalajara

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Guadalajara in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari holiday maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Inari, with lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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